# Is this a metaphor?

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Is he comparing the other person as a prize pupil without using like or as?

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yea i think that's a metaphor

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No, it's not a metaphor. The adjective prize means "worthy of a prize."

Metaphors compare unlike things -- and that sentence doesn't compare anything.

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ah i thought wrong. Thanks Ms. Sue for pointing that out

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And "your" should be "you're"

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distraught like a bird that has felt the graze of talons on its wing

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"...the old man rubbed his bristly white wiskers..."

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